August 22, 1997

Create Queries On the Fly

Use VB’s string-concatentation operator (&) to incorporate user input into SQL queries at run time. Assume, for example, that cboField is a combo box containing a list of fields in

Speed Tips

Reading data into and out of a VB program is straightforward. Most folks use the Input and Put statements in a For…Next loop. However, this straightforward technique takes time. Because

Use an ICO File as a Mouse Pointer

If you want to use an ICO file as a mouse pointer, set the MousePointer property to 99-Custom. Then load the icon into the MouseIcon property: Text1.MouseIcon= LoadPicture(“c:vbiconselements_ earth.ico”) For